After 4 years of living with a family, Monte was surrendered back to MARS because the owner no longer had the time to give him the attention he deserves. Monte is a sweet soul and just wants to find someone who will love him once again and give him a fur-ever home that he so desperately needs. This is a dog that once he chooses you, he is a devoted and loving companion. He will follow you around the house just to stay near you and he loves nothing better than snuggling on a couch with you and being petted and told what a wonderful boy he is. If you like to go walking, he is the dog for you as he loves smelling all the new scents around him and will happily walk by your side as he does very good on the leash….if you are a runner, he would certainly benefit being your running companion as he has very long legs that need to be stretched and exercised! He loves being outside just hanging out or looking for squirrels (one of his favorite pastimes) and he also is very good at playing fetch. A fenced in yard would be necessary for Monte.
Monte can be very shy upon first meeting him but will quickly warm up to you once he has time to be around you. Because of his shyness, he can become a bit anxious when confronted with new situations so slow introductions and gentle encouragement work best for him. He loves children and gets pretty excited around them as he just wants to lick them and be around them. However, he doesn’t realize how big he is, so close supervision around kids would be necessary. Monte is fine being in a kennel if need be, but he does best in a plastic Vari kennel/crate.
All in all, Monte is just a sweet, loving dog that given a chance, would be a wonderful dog to someone who is willing to be patient with him, shower him with love and attention and give him a loving home that he richly deserves.
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